What to do if your son doesn’t like sportSport by Cheryl Critchley
My son hates sport. Ben is 13 and has never joined a formal sports team. Some of you might be thinking, so what? But I wasn’t. I was thinking have I failed as a parent?
Lessons from Finals week for your sonSport
Your son may never win the Brownlow. His team may not win the Premiership. But as this list shows, his footy obsession could allow you to teach him some important lessons.
7 life lessons the Olympics can teach our sonsSport by Bec Cavalôt
The Olympic Games are about so much more than medal tallies and green-and-gold spandex. Here are 7 life lessons the Olympics can teach our sons (they’re all good reminders for us grown-ups too).
How to raise a ‘good sport’Sport by Malinda Carlson
My 10-year-old son has always been highly competitive. He needs to win. He must be first. He will do anything to win – including cheat – and cries like his heart is broken when he loses. How are we handling his competitive streak? We’re teaching him about sportsmanship.
Playing it safeParenting, Sport by Scott Ellis
Risk in sport is all part of the game, but that doesn’t mean injury is inevitable. With a few simple tips, you can make sure your son plays smarter, stronger and safer.